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Classes:
-Sterile Compounding & Aseptic Technique (SCAT)
-Master Gardner/Principles of Horticulture
-Cosmetology Coming Soon!
-First Responder
-Minor in Possession
-TVCC Student Drug Violation Class

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Sterile Compounding & Aseptic Technique (SCAT)

PHRA 1091 (PHRA 1042)

This course provides technician-focused instruction and training for the successful production of sterile parenteral preparations, a major responsibility of the pharmacy technician in hospitals, long-term care facilities, and home healthcare. A study of sterile products, hand washing techniques, pharmaceutical calculations, references, safety techniques, aseptic techniques in parenteral compounding, proper use of equipment, preparation of sterile products, and basic introduction to safe handling of antineoplastic drugs. This important work requires the mastery of aseptic technique: the procedures that avoid introducing pathogens into sterile products, ensure patient safety, and maintain product consistency.

Textbook Required: Sterile Compounding and Aseptic Technique: Concepts, Training, and Assessment for Pharmacy Technicians – Text with Student Resources DVD ISBN # - 978-0-76384-083-9. The cost of the textbook is not included in the tuition.

Schedule to be determined. See website www.tvcc.edu/continuing-education for further information as it becomes available or call 903-675- 6212.

 

Tuition: $425

For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed or certified by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicablelicensing agency.

Master Gardner/Principles of Horticulture

HALT 1001 (HALT 1004)

An overview of the horticulture industry, plant-science, terminology classification, propagation, environmental responses, and careers and opportunities in the field of horticulture. Students will demonstrate knowledge of nomenclature used in horticulture; explain the effect of environmental factors on plant growth and identify the various facets of the horticulture industry and career opportunities. (52 hours)

Tuition: $135

Location: Athens/TBA Will be told upon registration

Instructor: Perkins

Section

Days

Time

Dates

20902

F

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Aug. 31 to Dec. 7

Cosmetology Eyelash Extension Specialty

Become a licensed eyelash extension specialist and create stunning lashes for your clients. This program complies with the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) Agency’s requirements for the Eyelash Extensions Specialist license. After completion of the program, students are eligible to take the state written and practical exams to receive their license.

The three required courses must be enrolled in and taken simultaneously.

Tuition for the three course bundle is $350.00 plus a $300.00 lab kit.

Schedule to be determined. Contact the office of Continuing and Workforce Education at 903-675-6212 or the Palestine Cosmetology Department at 903-723-7030 for further information.

Location: Palestine

Course

Description

CSME 1007

Orientation to Eyelash Extensions

CSME 1008

Principles of Eyelash Extensions

CSME 1009

Application of Eyelash Extensions

First Responder (Emergency Care Attendant) Training

EMSP 1005

First Responders are trained to provide basic emergency medical care and are likely to be the first person to arrive at the scene of an incident. Many volunteer firefighters, police officers and other emergency workers are trained to this level. The First Responders represent the first component of the EMS system. Students who successfully complete this training are eligible to apply for certification with the Texas Department of Health as a First Responder. Textbook required but not available in TVCC bookstore: Emergency Medical Responder 10th Edition – First on Scene Textbook. ISBN# - 13: 978-0133943306. Study guide is optional but not required. Call 903-675-6212 for information.

For students in this course who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed or certified by the State of Texas. If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.

Schedule and location to be determined. for further information as it becomes available call 903-675-6212.

Tuition: $150

Student Drug Violation Class

SDVC 1002

When cited on campus for alcohol and drug violations for the first time, TVCC students may be required to complete this course sequence. There are 6 lessons that students complete entirely online. These lessons cover basic understanding of psychoactive substances, how marijuana affects the brain, how THC impacts short term memory, health concerns and the controversial issue of using marijuana for medicinal purposes, general information about the marijuana laws in America, self-help tools, and resources for these students. The last part of the class includes a mandated appointment with a licensed counselor. This appointment provides a more detailed examination of the student’s behavior and risks associated with drug or alcohol use. The PEI-A is a tool that utilized to identify the student’s risk level and appropriate resources to consider. The counseling session follows up the student’s assessment results.

Tuition: $85

Location: Athens/Online

Instructor: Berry

Section

Days

Time

Dates

19926

M-F

Online

June

19927

M-F

Online

July

19928

M-F

Online

August

19923

M-F

Online

September

19924

M-F

Online

October

19925

M-F

Online

November

Alcohol Awareness/MIP

MIPO 1502

Alcohol education approved Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. Classes are 6 hours (two 3 hour classes, plus and individual exit interview. Depending on the number of students enrolled, exit interviews may be conducted after the second night of class or if enrollment is large, students may be required to return for the interview. Interview must be completed to receive credit for the class. Students must preregister, in person, for this class. Students under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a parent/ guardian for REGISTRATION. (6 hours).

Tuition: $50

Location: Athens/TC 319

Insructor: Berry

Section

Days

Time

Dates

20210

T/W

5 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 16 to 17

 

For students in these courses who may have a criminal background, please be advised that the background could keep you from being licensed by the State of Texas.  If you have a question about your background and licensure, please speak with your faculty member or the department chair. You also have the right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the applicable licensing agency.